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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1845 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, coloured by hand

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 83, box B

Physical description

Four vignettes on one sheet mainly showing men's dress. The first vignette shows three men in a street in day wear and top hats, a boy and a woman in a blue riding habit and hat. The second vignette, in the grounds of a country house near a lake with folly in the background, shows two men in shooting dress, one wearing long boots, with guns and hounds, with another man and a woman in walking dress and coat. The third vignette shows two men and a boy in a room with mural painted walls and gilt decorated pilasters, patterned carpet, a stool and cushions and table covered with a red and gold cloth, silver jug and platter of fruit; a woman in a fur-trimmed coat walks out of the room, her back to us. The fourth vignette is of three men and two small boys carrying hoops standing by a river in outdoor dress with overcoats and top hats.

Place of Origin

England (made)


c.1845 (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, coloured by hand


Height: 48.4 cm, Width: 67.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Miss Marjory Pegram. R.P. 54/3271.

Descriptive line

Fashion plate. Probably English, ca. 1845, Mostly men's clothing, some children's and women's clothing. Hand-coloured lithograph.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1954 London: HMSO, 1963



Subjects depicted

Jug; Guns; Pilasters; Women; Top hats; Cushions; Tablecloth; Townscapes; Carpet; Costume; Folly; Boys; Overcoats; Hunting dogs; Urn; Mural; Riding habit; Landscapes; Hoops; Table; Stirrups; Men


Prints; Fashion plates; Men's clothes; Children's clothes; Day wear; Fashion; Clothing; Children & Childhood; Entertainment & Leisure; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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